How to Apply for the Ninety One SA Bursary 2025

If you’re a South African student with a passion for excellence and a dream of furthering your education in fields like business, engineering, or technology, the Ninety One SA Bursary 2025 is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. Previously known as Investec Asset Management, Ninety One SA is a leading financial services provider committed to empowering the next generation of South African leaders through their #Changeblazer bursary programme.

About Ninety One SA

Ninety One SA (Pty) Ltd, formerly Investec Asset Management, was established in 1991 and rebranded in 2020. As an authorised financial services provider, Ninety One is listed on both the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in South Africa and the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in the United Kingdom. With offices in Cape Town and London, the company offers a wide range of financial services and investment solutions.

About the Ninety One Bursary Programme

The Ninety One #Changeblazer bursary programme is designed to support South African students pursuing degrees in specific fields of study for the 2025 academic year. The bursary covers a range of expenses, including full tuition fees, study materials, accommodation, and meals. The programme is administered by Career Wise, which handles the application process, shortlisting, and final selection.

Fields Covered:

  • Business, Finance, and Economics
  • Education (Mathematics and Science)
  • Engineering
  • Healthcare (excluding Dentistry, Medicine, and Veterinary Science)
  • Technology and Computer Science
  • Psychology

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the Ninety One Bursary, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • South African citizenship
  • Under 21 years old in 2025
  • Currently in Matric (Grade 12)
  • Intend to study full-time towards a qualification in one of the specified fields
  • Entering the first year of university in 2025
  • Intend to study at a recognised university in South Africa
  • Preferably achieved a minimum overall average of 70% or Level 6 in English and Mathematics or Sciences in Grade 11
  • Proven financial need (family income less than R600 000 per year, special circumstances considered)
  • Meet the minimum entry requirements for the chosen field of study
  • Excellent academic record
  • Strong leadership qualities

How to Apply

Applications for the Ninety One Bursary must be submitted online through the Career Wise portal. Follow these steps to apply:

  1. Register an Account: Visit Career Wise and register an account.
  2. Login and Apply: After registering, log in to complete the application form.
  3. Promo Code/Reference: Use “NINETY ONE” as the promo code/reference.
  4. How You Heard About the Bursary: Enter “www.mynewsroom.co.za”.

Required Supporting Documents:

  • Certified copy of ID document
  • Certified copy of Grade 11 final results
  • Certified copy of Matric latest results or Matric certificate
  • Proof of application or registration at a university for 2025 (on institution’s letterhead)
  • Proof of parents or guardians’ household income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, SASSA or pension slip if applicable)

Application Deadline:

The closing date for applications is 31 July 2024. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered, so make sure to apply early.

Contact Information

For any queries regarding the Ninety One Bursary programme, please contact Career Wise directly:

Stay updated with the latest bursary opportunities and take the first step towards a brighter future with Ninety One SA. Apply today and become a part of the #Changeblazer movement!

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